Board & Investors

Mohit Lad - CEO & Co-Founder

Mohit Lad, CEO & Co-Founder

Mohit shapes and executes ThousandEyes' vision. Mohit brings over 10 years of experience in designing and implementing systems to solve hard networking problems.

Mohit received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA where he conducted research in the area of large scale network diagnostics. Prior to ThousandEyes, Mohit worked at Nokia where he built a system to monitor mobile services performance. Mohit is an active member of North American Network Operations Group (NANOG) and has served on its Program Committee for 4 years from 2009 to 2013.
Ricardo Oliveira - CTO & Co-Founder

Ricardo Oliveira, CTO & Co-Founder

Ricardo drives ThousandEyes' technical vision and innovation strategy. He brings to ThousandEyes over 10 years of experience in the field of Computer Networking.

Ricardo received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA where he was the recipient of the Cisco Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award and the Edward K. Rice Outstanding Doctoral Student Award. During his Ph.D., Ricardo developed Cyclops, an open platform to detect attacks on the Internet routing infrastructure. Ricardo has published extensively in top international conferences and journals, and is the lead author of several patents resulting from his work at AT&T Labs, Thomson, and Juniper Networks.
Carl Eschenbach

Carl Eschenbach

Carl Eschenbach is a partner at Sequoia, where he focuses on infrastructure technologies, cloud, and SaaS. He also provides operating expertise to Sequoia’s portfolio companies. Prior to Sequoia, Carl was President and COO of VMware, where he helped grow the company from $31M in his first full year to $7B in revenues and from 200 people to 20,000. Prior to joining VMware, Carl was Vice President of North America Sales at Inktomi, and held various sales leadership positions with 3Com, EMC and Lucent Technologies.

Carl currently sits on the board of Zoom, Aurora, Armis, Cohesity, Snowflake, UiPath, Palo Alto Networks, Workday and ThousandEyes. He is passionate about leadership, culture and values of both teams and companies.
Stefan Dyckerhoff

Stefan Dyckerhoff

Stefan is currently a managing director at Sutter Hill Ventures. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of the Platform Systems Division at Juniper Networks, responsible for the entire portfolio of routing, switching, and Wireless LAN products. Prior to Juniper, Stefan worked at Cisco Systems leading the Enterprise routing and security business. Over the course of his tenure at Juniper and Cisco, Stefan has advised and invested in several startups in the areas of computing, security, networking, mobile and optical technology.

Stefan holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Duke University, where he serves on the Board of Visitors to the School of Engineering, and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Godfrey Sullivan

Godfrey Sullivan

Godfrey R. Sullivan has served as a member of the board of directors of Splunk, Inc., an enterprise software company, since 2008 and served as Chairman from 2011 to 2019. Mr. Sullivan previously served as the Splunk President and Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2015. Prior to joining Splunk, he served as President from 2001 to 2007 and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2007 at Hyperion Solutions Corporation, a performance management software company (acquired by Oracle Corporation). He served as Hyperion's Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2004, and as a member of the board of directors from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Sullivan has served as a member of the board of directors of RingCentral, Inc., a provider of cloud-based communications and collaboration solutions, since 2019. Mr. Sullivan previously served on the board of directors of Informatica Corporation, a data integration software provider, from 2008 to 2013, and Citrix Systems, Inc., an enterprise software company, from 2005 to 2018. Mr. Sullivan holds a B.B.A. from Baylor University.

Board Observers and Company Advisors

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Aaref Hilaly
Partner at Wing Venture Capital,
Former Partner at Sequoia Capital
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Dave Munichiello
General Partner at GV
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Brian Paul
Managing Director at Tenaya Capital


Sequoia Capital provides venture capital funding to founders of startups who want to turn business ideas into enduring companies. As the "Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs", Sequoia Capital's Partners have worked with innovators such as Steve Jobs of Apple Computer and Larry Ellison of Oracle.
Sutter Hill Ventures has financed technology-based start-ups and assisted entrepreneurs in building market-leading companies since 1962. Throughout the years, Sutter Hill Ventures has developed strong industry networks, considerable operating and venture capital experience, and an understanding of the challenges that early-stage and high-growth companies face.
Salesforce Ventures — Salesforce's corporate investment group — invests in the next generation of enterprise technology to help companies connect with their customers in entirely new ways. Portfolio companies receive funding as well as access to the world's largest cloud ecosystem and the guidance of Salesforce's innovators and executives. Salesforce has invested in more than 150 enterprise cloud startups since 2009.
Tenaya Capital is a leading venture capital firm that invests in mid to late stage venture-backed technology companies. Founded in 1995 as Lehman Brothers Venture Partners, Tenaya spun out in 2009 and invests in software, consumer Internet, communications, semiconductors, electronics, and cleantech.
GV, formerly Google Ventures, is the venture capital investment arm of Alphabet Inc. and provides seed, venture, and growth stage funding to technology companies. Founded in 2009, Google Ventures has extensive entrepreneurial experience, deep technical knowledge, and expertise in building high growth, scalable products and companies.
Thomvest Ventures is a $300M cross-stage venture capital fund based in Silicon Valley and Toronto that invests the capital of Peter Thomson, whose family owns the majority of Thomson Reuters. Founded in 1996, Thomvest employs a deep vertical focus, primarily investing in financial and real estate technology, cybersecurity and infrastructure, and sales and marketing technology companies.